Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 27 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +13
Permanent jobs citing PHP 31 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.26% 6.06% 8.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.76% 8.74% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 22
Chester median annual salary £38,750 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,625 £23,325
90th Percentile £46,250 £40,625 £44,625
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +7.14%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 210 206 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 69.54% 69.36% 74.45%
Number of salaries quoted 190 183 215
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,350
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Salary trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Chester over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 23 (74.19%) HTML
2 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 19 (61.29%) CSS
4 14 (45.16%) MySQL
4 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
5 13 (41.94%) MVC
6 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) Magento
8 9 (29.03%) Web Development
8 9 (29.03%) OO
9 8 (25.81%) Linux
9 8 (25.81%) Laravel
9 8 (25.81%) Twitter
9 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
9 8 (25.81%) React
10 7 (22.58%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (22.58%) CSS3
10 7 (22.58%) HTML5
10 7 (22.58%) Google
10 7 (22.58%) TDD
10 7 (22.58%) Scrum
10 7 (22.58%) Unix
11 6 (19.35%) Web Services
11 6 (19.35%) .NET
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
11 6 (19.35%) C#
11 6 (19.35%) REST
11 6 (19.35%) React Native
11 6 (19.35%) SOLID

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DHCP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) VLAN
1 2 (6.45%) VPN
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Android Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Xcode
3 1 (3.23%) AppScan
General
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Magento Developer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) HTML
2 19 (61.29%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
3 8 (25.81%) Laravel
3 8 (25.81%) React
4 7 (22.58%) CSS3
4 7 (22.58%) HTML5
5 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 6 (19.35%) React Native
5 6 (19.35%) REST
5 6 (19.35%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (16.13%) XML
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.90%) Sass
8 3 (9.68%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) Node.js
9 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.45%) CherryPy
9 2 (6.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.45%) Debian
5 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.45%) SUSE
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
2 13 (41.94%) MVC
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) OO
4 9 (29.03%) Web Development
5 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) TDD
6 6 (19.35%) SOLID
7 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) Microservices
9 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.68%) Coaching
9 3 (9.68%) Content Management
10 2 (6.45%) Android Development
10 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (6.45%) ERP
10 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
10 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (6.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) C
6 2 (6.45%) ES6
6 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Twitter
2 7 (22.58%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.23%) Zend